Monthly Archives: August 2013

Early Jerome Kern musical in the company of great operettas

KEENE, N.H. Cabaret Girl — There was once a form of entertainment called the Musical Comedy that actually had both delightful music and a good deal of comedy. Of course, the plots were bubble-headed and served mainly as a peg … Continue reading

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Charles Darwent on Rauschenberg, XXXIV Drawings for Dante’s ‘Inferno’: Bath …

Modern artists such as Salvador Dalí have traced the footsteps of Virgil and Beatrice through “Inferno” and “Purgatorio” to “Paradiso”, although Robert Rauschenberg, never big on redemption, skipped the last two and stayed in the first. If the “Inferno” hadn’t … Continue reading

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Is it real or not? Trompe L’oeil and beyond

A new show and a new experience opens at the Drummond Public Library Thursday, Sept. 5, with a reception and artist presentation from 4 to 6 p.m. An entree into the world of Trompe L’oeil and beyond is the focus … Continue reading

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Equitable Life victims still waiting for compensation

SC, Cleveland In brief, on retiring in December 1989, aged 62, I used Equitable Life to buy a compulsory purchase annuity together with a smaller immediate annuity both dated February 6 1990. I estimate my losses to date are approximately … Continue reading

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Francis Bacon and Henry Moore: when opposites attract

The art of Francis Bacon (1909-1992) and Henry Moore (1898-1986), displayed in dialogue at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, will surely make one of the most startling exhibitions of the year. Over 60 works ranging from an early concrete carving, … Continue reading

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In The Tank: This Week’s Research Roundup

Welcome to “In the Tank”, Defense One’s weekly think tank roundup. Every week, we’ll present the latest research and commentary published by think tanks from around the world on defense, national security, foreign policy, technology, and management – a tool … Continue reading

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Still Life With Motorhead

What’s a guy to do when the main stage of the Lewiston Jazz Festival is practically right in his own back yard? Work on his car, of course! Or truck, as the case may be. Buzz took this idyllic picture … Continue reading

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The Creative Mind: Q&A with Contemporary Artist Bosco Sodi

Courtesy Pace Gallery Bosco Sodi, Untitled, 2013 Mexican painter Bosco Sodi works in the tradition of Abstract Expressionism, creating large-scale canvases that evoke a scorched, cracked earth in a variety of vivid colors. By constructing a conversation between himself as … Continue reading

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A Review of ‘Leonid Sokov: Ironic Objects,’ at the Zimmerli Art Museum

Mr. Sokov was born in 1941 in a village northwest of Moscow and graduated in 1969 from the Moscow School of Art and Industry. In the 1970s, he became involved in Sots art, which comes from the Russian “Sotsialisticheskiy realism” … Continue reading

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John McAfee is back, still crazy, and teaches us an important life lesson

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